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Local artist paints on Princess Street with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural

Local artist Nathan Verwey has lived in Wilmington for over a decade, but his latest piece of work might be his favorite in the Cape Fear. Verwey spent the Labor Day weekend painting a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural on the side of a building in the 700 block of Princess Street. 

Wilmington in need of artists for ’Black Lives Do Matter’ mural

Wilmington city council recently voted to endorse a “Black Lives Do Matter - End Racism Now” art installation in downtown. Now, organizers are looking for artists to help design it.

Local artist creates new seahawk statue for UNCW

A new resident flew into the University of North Carolina Wilmington on Wednesday. 

SQUIRRELS! Art exhibit opens at Airlie Gardens this weekend

Airlie Gardens will showcase SQUIRRELS! as its 8th Annual Art Exhibit from Saturday through the end of November.

Brigade Boys & Girls Club unveils community ‘unity’ mural

The Brigade Boys & Girls Club, in collaboration with the Landfall Foundation and local artist Sara Toothman, showcased a new community mural on Friday.

Wilmington artist brings joy to neighborhood by creating ‘Toy Story’ scenes on roof

One Wilmington man is getting attention online for recreating scenes of "Toy Story" on his roof. Inspired by his love of the movies, artist Bradley Carter started displaying "Toy Story" characters on the back of his truck.

Original Salvador Dali artwork discovered at NC thrift store

A piece of art donated to a North Carolina thrift shop ended up selling for $1,200 after a sharp-eyed volunteer found out it was created by Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí.

Prominent Wilmington sculpture to be moved across town

A sculpture that's called The Forum home for the last 20 years is now being relocated.

Theft from armless artist spurs hundreds of donations

Hundreds of people have shown their support for an armless street artist whose artwork, supplies and donation box were stolen near the University of Georgia.

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Woman denies police account after being shot at by officers

A woman in Maryland is disputing an account by police that she crashed her Honda into a police vehicle and veered toward a detective.